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Oct 20, 2012 7:00am PDT
joining us. >>> a quick look at the weather. we expect things to be nice today. the temperatures start out in the 50s. but monday, you probably heard. it looks like we'll get wet. >> i'm looking forward to. >> yes. we need to water the garden. >>> the san francisco giants are back at home ready to prepare for game six. national league championship series after a 5-0 win in st. louis last night. and the main reason, the giants avoided elimination. zito the often criticized pitcher worked through an early jam it keep the cardinals off the scoreboard. the performance was a far cry from 2010 when he was left off the postseason roster. >> got to be professional. you can't pout and stuff like that. i worked on a lot of things that offseason. i came back stronger for it i think. >> game six at 4:45 tomorrow afternoon at the at&t park. we'll have full highlights coming up in sports. >>> sorting this morning, peopling need to dial a few extra digits to complete a phone call. despite months of public announcements, some people still have not got tent message. >> reporter: does 669 mean any
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Oct 13, 2012 7:00am PDT
and also demotions, suspensions and reprimands for 42 others. the reasons include excessive use of force on occupy protesters last year. the switch that mounted cameras that officers are required to wear and lying about their behavior when being investigated later. >> this is what i wanted. i wanted the oakland police to be able to look at itself and discipline itself. >> the city has thrown its hard work and -- hard-working officers and the citizens under the bus with this report. >> now, these disciplinary actions come at a time when homicides have spiked in oakland and the numbers of officers on the streets has dropped. >>> nearly two dozen people were safely rescued from a boat that started sinking in the san francisco bay last night. it was a 40-foot boat called the neptune and it hit something near alcatraz island and then started taking on water. two coast guard vels -- vessels rescued all 22 pass passengers on board. it was hosting a bachelor party last night. again, nobody was injured. >>> president obama will spend the next few days in historic williamsburg, virginia, get
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Oct 27, 2012 7:00am PDT
us today. >>> former san francisco neighbors of two young children killed in new york are in mourning today. police say the six-year-old girl and her two-year-old brother were murdered by their nanny, marina krim found her children stabbed to death yesterday in the family's apartment. police say their nanny, 50-year- old joslin ortega had slit her own neck. the mother had taken the middle child to swim lessons. former neighbors say they're devastated. >> not even the baby-sitter. it's your nanny, someone that you have a relationship with. it's very scary. >> police say they have no motive for the killings. they're looking into w4r the nanny had gotten psychiatric help. she is in a medically induced coma. >>> today police have around the bay area will take part in an emergency response training exercise, it's called urban shield, involving multiple drills by 32 different law enforcement agencies. officer will rappel down the side of a 12 story building, and also practice a scenario in which they'd have to rescue a dignitary. >>> starting in a week and a half, c.h.p. officers will help
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Oct 18, 2012 1:35am PDT
year. but the rocks are bombarding us at 148,000 miles an hour. and fast-moving meteors are more likely to explodes and create a sonic boom. here's the picture once again. lots of people have been tweeting about this, because so many of you saw it and you called in. pat in marin county says, quote, just saw the biggest meteor hit the atmosphere. amazing. tim wrote, just saw the most amazing meteor ever in my life. bright fireball, long green, gold and red trail. and jared was on an apartment rooftop in berkeley. he says it was as bright as a 4th of july firework. >> i looked up in the sky and just streaking across it -- it almost looked like a firework but you could tell it wasn't a firework. 30 seconds later, there was a really loud boom which i instantly knew that was not something normal that goes streaking across the sky. >> perhaps the most interesting part of this, the actual size of the meteor that created all of this ruckus, smaller than a marble. >>> from a mystery in the sky to a mystery right in our own bay. the cia's secret cold war weapon has shown up at treasure isl
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Oct 26, 2012 6:00pm PDT
what nightmares are made of, of what these two i'll use the term loosely people did. >> reporter: detectives described the two teens as evil and their crimes despicable. they say the suspect killed the woman at home, went to lunch, hung out with friends, came back at night to set the body on fire to cover up their tracks. alameda county sheriff's investigators say 18-year-old cody nicosia and 16-year-old christian birdsall killed barbara latiolais last wednesday over money. investigators say the 16-year- old is a distant relatives of the victim's long-time boyfriend a retired san francisco firefighter. they say the two teens planned the attack knowing the victim was home alone and her boyfriend was out of town. deputies birdsall offered the woman to do yardwork since they knew each other. once inside the house the suspects came behind the victim and choked her until she passed out. >> miss latiolais started making noises. she was not dead at that point. and the two of them took a rope and together they strangled her to death. >> reporter: detectives say the teens robbed her of je
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Oct 18, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. >> using creativity to try to imagine alternatives to violence. >> reporter: this footage is only part of the project done by those students who are participants in a program at the ella baker center for human rights. the rest of the video is gone in the hands of two young men who robbed the filmmakers before $3,000 worth of camera equipment. >> while they were doing one of the video shoots on the street two people came up behind them with guns and the whole group backed away from the equipment and the equipment was all taken. >> reporter: the ella baker kids have put together a facebook page. they are hoping the community will help donate and help them get some new equipment. as for dan kalb, he says he has as much resolve as ever before running for city council just to -- this was just that sort of moment here in an area not known for crime in oakland where people are reminded that crime can be -- that crime can happen anywhere in this city at any time. joe vazquez, cbs 5. >>> emergency crews knew they were responding to a fire in castro valley but once they were inside the burning home
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Oct 27, 2012 5:30pm PDT
shows us mitt romney held a rally in the biggest battleground state florida, which begins early voting today. president obama was in another swing state, new hampshire. >> reporter: mitt romney traveled to florida, the biggest battlegrounds state to lock down its 29 electoral votes. >> i need your help, we need to win this. we're taking back america. >> reporter: early voting started in the state saturday. and the romney campaign is pushing supporters to cast their ballots now. with polls showing a tight race, romney hopes to keep his momentum going to election day. >> the supporters of the president have this chance, they do four more years, i like ten more days a lot better you know what? [ laughter ] >> reporter: in new hampshire, president barack obama once again heard the four more years. [ people chanting ] and he too talked about ten more days. >> ten days and you'll be stepping into a voting booth, and making is defining choice about the future of our country. >> reporter: new hampshire is the smallest battleground state with just four electoral votes with the way the ra
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Oct 2, 2012 6:00pm PDT
now in state law to have us refund money to the foundation. we have reached out to them. we would like to have a conversation with them about that. we would like to keep that partnership alive. >> they have never tried to reach us and there hasn't been any email contact either. >> reporter: the briggs say the damage is done in trust and money. another $20 million that was pledged is evaporating. >> we had big donors lined up and we don't have them anymore as a result of this fiasco. >> reporter: if they can't get their refunds, the volunteer group wants a memorandum of understanding with the state that their money, the $279,000 they already wrote a check for, can only be used for henry coe state park. that was the presumption that a lot of people, allen, donated their money on. that's where nent the money to -- that's where they want the money to stay and they may need it at some point. >> the state legislature commended this group. where is the state legislature on this if there is no mechanism to refund the money. can't there be one put in place? >> reporter: there could be. som
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Oct 5, 2012 1:35am PDT
after going up nine cents just last night. and a cbs 5 reporter shows us some california gas stations are running low. kit? >> reporter: liz, it is even worse than the experts have predicted for some gas stations. for example, this chevron in san jose, on tuesday, people were complaining about a 20- cent jump overnight. since that time, the price has gone up another 40 cents. now some gas stations themselves are running empty. >> refinery-ageddon has already begun. several stations have locked up pumps after running out of gas. supply is down because a power surge knocked a refinery in torrence offline. and it's not the only one. a chevron crude oil pipeline through central california is shut down due to safety problems. and the chevron refinery in richmond still hasn't recovered from the fire in august. brace your wallets. >> we have never seen a spike like this. this is brand-new territory. >> reporter: mike has to sell regular unleaded at 4.89 a gallon just to stay afloat. he locked up the pumps because it looked like he was gouging customers but later he had to open back up and se
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Oct 2, 2012 5:00pm PDT
to behave in a civil manner and allow us and the elected officials do our job on behalf of the public. that's what i'm hoping for tonight but i believe there will be some disruption. so we're hoping to minimize that disruption and allow us to do the city's business. >> reporter: security personnel tell us they have quadrupled their staff. there will be police officers here, as well. and the security guard also tells us the public will not be allowed on the balcony. now, that hasn't been formally announced yet but that's just from the security guard. that would cut the crowd down by half. people will be directed to overflow oms that are being prepared right now. we will stay tuned. we'll monitor that crowd that's going to arrive here at city hall and bring you the latest as it develops. reporting live at oakland city hall, joe vazquez, cbs 5. >>> campaign 2012 the presidential candidates cramming for their first face- off. the outcome of tomorrow's debate this denver could help decide the election. but cbs 5 political reporter grace lee says neither side wants to set the bar too
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Oct 1, 2012 6:00pm PDT
. the alameda county sheriff's office is investigating the death as a suicide. >>> most of us know a water reservoir that supplies the bay area with clean water and energy. but what would it take to retore it to what it ones was? measure f is what it's called. cbs 5's grace lee tells us it's just a first step in what could be a long political road. >> reporter: voters are considering if they want to take a closer look at our energy and water alternatives if we were to drain hetch hetchy. it would be one of the most emotional issues on the ballot this november. water has buried the hetch hetchy valley since the early 1920's. it supplies san francisco with 85% of its drinking water. now there is a movement to drain the reservoir and restore it to look like its twin, yosemite valley, complete with green meadows, birds, an entire ecosystem restored. it sounds crazy this idea of draining something that's been around since the early 20's. do you think that's possible? >> totally doable. >> reporter: he believes that after just one or two years, we could restore the grassland. within 50 yea
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Oct 28, 2012 6:30pm PDT
perseverance of the motor city. mike sugerman shows us what the fall classic meanst tot city and its people and -- to the city and its people and has the mood changed too? >> reporter: well, nothing like a home team home run and the first lead of the entire series for detroit. to get fans excited and yes, i heard some loud yelling from the stadium which i hasn't heard in the last -- hadn't heard in the last couple can of days, the region -- couple of days. the region really needs a boost. the following is a tale of two cities. and of how both are trying to ride on a tigers' tale. first, some good news. some detroit real estate is up over 100% this year. >> between 25 and 30. thousand. >> reporter: a similar home like david larson's fixer upper would have cost $10,000 at the beginning of the year. >> this is just detroit. this is all we've ever known. >> detroit has lost the equivalent of one and a half san franciscos. >> reporter: native bill mcgraw who runs the website deadlinedetroit gave us a tour of his city that in fact has lost two-thirds of its population. >> that's really why there'
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Oct 29, 2012 11:00pm PDT
shows us, it's how much coke he had inside of him that's so hard to believe. >> reporter: customs agents say the passenger ingested 100 pellets filled with cocaine. >> how big were the pellets? >> about two inches, filled with white powder. >> cocaine? >> cocaine. >> reporter: he was attempting to board an international flight to japan when he was busted by customs and border protection in san francisco. >> i would assume the officers, they have techniques and experience, they determined that something was not right. >> reporter: to give you an idea of just how much two pounds of cocaine is, here's two pounds of powdered sugar. this is how many he had in his system. take a look at how much he ingested. he was taken to a nearby hospital where he later passed the pellets. the contents of the pellets tested positive for cocaine. and this is one of the larger drug busts for customs agents here at san francisco international airport. net worth, $25,000 worth of ingested cocaine. it will be up to the u.s. attorney and homeland security to file charges. in san francisco, juliette goodrich, cbs
CBS
Oct 20, 2012 5:30pm PDT
two competing tax measures on the california ballot. as cbs 5 reporter anne makovec shows us, that's causing confusion among voters and tensions between supporters and opponents of both propositions. >> conspiracy theory. >> who the hell are you? >> reporter: you can tell how heated the debate is getting when just seconds into an interview with an opponent of prop 30 we were interrupted. >> there's a conspiracy theory that you're trying to propagate. if the news wants to take your conspiracy theory and run with it -- >> as the news, we're giving everybody -- [overlapping speakers] >> reporter: this confrontation was outside of an event featuring governor brown. >> just in case you don't know why i'm here, i want to make it real clear. >> reporter: prop 30 would bring california an estimated $6 billion a year by temporarily raising the income tax on the state's highest earners and sales tax by .25%. >> proposition 30 is about a lot of things. it's about kids. it's about teachers. it's also about the credit rating of california. it's about social harmony. it's about hope. and i
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Oct 19, 2012 12:00pm PDT
reimbursements for expenses he used in strip clubs. it makes no mention of kwon, currently in china on a businessry. the investigation reveals kwon billed for personal expenses in thousands of dollars. >>> the stock is way down today. the dow is down 220 points. this is a very sour end to an otherwise strong week of trading. not too much has changed but california's unemployment rate is still moving in the right direction. it's getting better. the state jobless rate went down from 10.6 to 10.2%. job growth in education, finance and hospitality sectors are driving the rate. >>> 11 straight days of gasoline prices going down. the travel season is winding up and price tips are giving bay area drives a little relief. according to the daily fuel gauge report san francisco still has the highest local average at 4.60 the second highest in the state, oakland at 4.51 and san jose at 4.50. >>> i-80 corridor in the east bay can be a traffic nightmare. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec is live with the new project that uses cutting edge technology now and is supposed to hopefully ease that traffic problem
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Oct 31, 2012 1:35am PDT
deanno shows us what sandy's doing now. { paul wx hit... video from elkins, west virginia} { pl wx hit... video from elkins, west virginia} >>> height of the storm. >> paul deanno shows us what sandy is doing now. >> it's the storm with tropical connections. on the western side of the storm it is still snowing. has been for 24 straight hours. 26inches of snow in maryland. on one side you have the worst beach erosion in 50 years. on the other side you have a blizzard. all that white is snow. look at the size of this thing. the cloud shield. 2000miles nearly from top to bottom stretching from chicago and detroit all the way still 300 miles offshore. and the highest tide in new york city history is a catalyst for a a lot of that damage. >> the presidential race has basically been put on hold because of the storm. but thicks are expected to get back to normal tomorrow. today in ohio mitt romney urged supporters to donate food and other items to victims. tomorrow he heads to florida for three rallies. vice presidentwide season also campaigning there. the president has been in washington ove
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Oct 8, 2012 6:00pm PDT
about gaming the system but what is there about the system that allows it to be gamed here. >> we use a blend of gas not used anywhere else in the country. as a result, when we get know a supply problem, we can't import gasoline that's used in other parts of the country to smooth out that shortage. >> reporter: while the governor's order to allow the winter blend gas to come in is not a long-term answer, at this point the public will take any relief they can get. >> it all counts. 4 gallons for 22 bucks. not cool. >> reporter: it's not cool for any of the drivers here having to pay this much especially when the rest of the nation's gas is even lower than ours by about a dollar. the question, the timing of this? there is nothing like this to get people upset and after all, the election is just a couple of weeks away. >> the timing has people moving. >> whatever. as long as it drops a dime a gallon by midweek. that's all i care about. phil matier at the pumps, thanks. >>> of course what goes up generally comes back down. but why at such vastly different speeds? >> cbs 5 consumerwatch repo
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Oct 21, 2012 7:30am PDT
difficult. how do you gets a gets a sets in terrorist groups there's no reason for us to operate an embassy without adequate protection and if the home country can't do it then we need do it. >> feinstein is running for reelection. this case has been far from high profile. she leads the republican challenger by a 54 to 35 percent margin. we're also going to hope to speak with her next week and have more of the feinstein interview as well. when she talks about her career. >> as far as the attack in libya that's for sure to be a huge topic tomorrow for the presidential debate. which is all going to be focused on foreign policy. romney has been doing a pretty good job at making obama look clueless about that. >> he changed the equation in this race. which leads to the question. the democrats and republicans are battling it out in swing states. it's an interesting dynamic. we in the bay area sees one thing. the rest of the country sees things differently. >> there's a small but spirited group of republicans in san francisco i asked the vice chair what it's like being a republican amongs
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Oct 9, 2012 5:00pm PDT
light cameras go, a heated debate is sure to follow. cbs 5 reporter ann notarangelo joining us from oakland where there could soon be a lot more of those cameras on the streets. ann. >> reporter: yeah, allen, the oakland public safety committee is meeting in half hour to discuss whether or not to add more cameras throughout the city. and it's not really a clear-cut yes or no. >>> reporter: the last light before the freeway entrance is often the last place you want to stop. and the city of oakland knows that and has a red light camera on 27th and northgate, one of 13 cameras in 11 intersections, one that nabbed this driver. >> i was fixing myself and i was went through the light when i was going to san francisco. >> reporter: the city of oakland is considering more than doubling the number of cameras in this city to 30. carolyn sharpe used to drive a taxi here and is all for it. >> they need to put more up for the simple fact that not only do we have a lot of red light runners, but we also have a lot of showboating. >> reporter: it will cost the city about $2 million to extend the co
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Oct 19, 2012 6:00pm PDT
candidate willing to talk about it on camera. >> i have learned things the hard way like some of us do. >> reporter: mayoral candidate don gauge who has not had a bankruptcy says timing is everything. >> it's something that happened a year ago, i would have a great deal of concern. and i think the voters would, too. >> reporter: but gage says he won't condemn his competitors for something that happened in the distant past that's already been corrected. in gilroy, len ramirez, cbs 5. >>> one more note tonight on a public official who has run into a little trouble. port of oakland's maritime director james kwon is now on paid leave. records show that kwon spent more than $4,500 in public money at a strip club in houston during a 2008 conference. this story broke as he was attending another conference in china. he has been ordered to come home. >>> get your rain gear ready because we are about to get soaked. it look the most rain we have seen here in the bay area in six months. paul deanno has the weather forecast. >> april 25th the last time we have had widespread rainfall. this is typic
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Oct 10, 2012 11:00pm PDT
want to talk to. if they are not the suspects, hopefully they can give us information that will lead us back to the suspects. >> the washingtons are wanted in a crime spree that began when the wife apparently helped her husband to escape from the san bernardino jail on august 28. five days later, the man allegedly shot a sheriff's deputy before getting away. authorities suspect the washingtons carjacked other cars before susie ko. her family hope the fbi and police can finally solve her murder. >> how is your family holding up? >> after the discovery of this news, much better now. i feel like we can probably get some sleep tonight. >> reporter: hercules police are expected to land in the seattle area by the end of tonight. they will question the two suspects to see if there's any link to the susie ko murder. they also want to talk to police in oregon and washington to see 23 there's any connection between the two suspects and any other crimes. >>> with 27 days until the election, the presidential race is in a dead heat. the latest tracking poll gives mitt romney a one-point edge
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Oct 20, 2012 11:00pm PDT
big or small they want furniture that makes life better. that's why they visit us. we're more than a home improvement store. we're ikea, the life improvement store. >>> you're watching cbs 5 eyewitness news in high definition. >>> here we go again. bright lights in the skies above the bay area. why we're being treated to a second show this week. >>> closed for the weekend. how the earthquake safety work is moving along on the san mateo bridge. >> hey, who the hell are you? >> the debate over prop 30 is only getting hotter. >>> good evening. i'm ann notarangelo. developing news out of san francisco tonight. hazmat crews have evacuated a block in the north beach area of san francisco on powell street. police responded to a call of an apparent suicide about three hours ago. emergency responders smelled chemicals when they got to the scene. 15 people inside the building have been evacuated. >>> that spectacular light show we've all been waiting for is expected to happen overnight tonight. earlier this evening, a crowd at the college at san mateo turned out for a previously scheduled as
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Oct 5, 2012 5:00pm PDT
been used to paying more than his unleaded gas counterparts. not anymore. >> every day i top off my tank. >> reporter: back live now here in san jose, we're just off highway 101 and mckee avenue. there are two off-ramp stations selling gas for a mere $4.37 a gallon. it's hard to believe that that would be a bargain under any circumstances but you can see we are getting plenty of lines here as people trying to find any kind of break from these gas prices that they can. elizabeth, back to you. >> we make it easy to find the cheapest gas in your neighborhood. just head to our website, cbssf.com/gas. enter your zip code and get the best local prices. >>> the action packed weekend around the bay area got under way today with the america's cup races and fleet week on the san francisco waterfront. people left work early for the hardly strictly bluegrass festival in golden gate park and there is more music with the florence & the machine concert at shoreline. our wild weekend continues tomorrow with more of fleet week and the america's cup right along the san francisco waterfront. one north
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Oct 19, 2012 5:00am PDT
10:00. it will close for repair work. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec joins us now. this work is going to take crews two weekends to complete. >> reporter: yeah. the san mateo bridge behind me is going to be closed this weekend and next weekend. as you can see at the toll plaza everything is running smoothly right now. but it's going to be closed athe 10:00 tonight through -- at 10:00 tonight through 5:00 monday morning. if you have driven around this area within the past several weeks you have probably seen these signs along the highway. they have been warning commuters. caltrans crews will replace and remove part of the bridge deck. there's a cracked beam which is part of an expansion joint. the crack was discovered in 2010. caltrans put in a temporary fix and this will be a permanent one. as usual, this bridge closure is strategically timed. >> one of the most significant factors though is that there are no 9ers games for either weekend. and that's big because 9ers games always attract a lot of attention on the san mateo bridge. >> reporter: so traffic is expected to be a little lighte
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Oct 18, 2012 6:00am PDT
us back, all of us reporters, and we're waiting for more information right now. i did speak with a neighbor who says the man who lived in the allows is a retired firefighter from san francisco. and that he lives there with his girlfriend. but again, we don't know whether either of them could be the body that was found inside of this house. we're told that we are going to be getting more information here within the next hour and we'll bring it to you. right now live in castro valley, anne makovec, cbs 5. >>> we're just learning that three people have been arrested in the deadly homicide-arson at a bar in denver. authorities say the motive was robbery. the five bodies including the bar's owner were found after firefighters put out the early- morning fire yesterday. officers believe the victims were killed before the fire started. >>> it is 6:01. a teenager is missing in petaluma after she was last seen with a man nearly twice her age. 15-year-old ruby cruz mendoza was spotted around 5:30 yesterday evening climbing into a tan or silver two-door car. she was traveling with this man, hi
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Oct 19, 2012 6:00am PDT
area rapper and she joins us with the latest. cate. >> reporter: frank, michelle, that is right. our sources tell us that the driver that the police are looking for is an oakland rapper with possibly gang ties. that's just what we're learning a few moments ago. we have video of that crash. so you can see right now the whole thing started because of a minor traffic violation. officers say that they tried to pull over a car because of a broken license plate. they say it started around 2 a.m. a few blocks from where we are at ellis and laguna. that's where officers flashed their lights at the suspects and police say the car appeared to pull over and then took off then quickly stopped and officers heard shots fired and stopped their car. the suspects' car then sped away. by the time police caught up to them the suspect car crashed into a cab and after that crash, they say that the suspects took off. >> don't know why they ran, maybe because they had a gun in a car? they could be wanted. we don't know who the driver is. we believe we have the passenger at the station. some of the stuff ar
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Oct 30, 2012 6:00am PDT
replica of a historic ship made for a movie. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran joins us now with a dramatic rescue operation as that ship went down. >> reporter: the boulder police departmenty was built in 1960 as a replica of the original 1787 vessel. the bounty was built and now it's a complete loss. one by one the coast guard plucked crew from the ocean. the bowny sank when her engine and pumps failed. it was built in 1960 as a replica of the original 1787 vessel. >> it's a sad thing with a ship like that. a sad thing. >> all that work and all the history of that boat just gone, just like that. >> reporter: the bounty's captain is still missing. this were 16 crew on board, 14 were rescued. one person died. this morning, here are pictures out of new jersey that show that extreme damage. this storm is being blamed for flooding, toppled trees on cars, downed power lines and thousands of evacuees forced to seek higher ground. atlantic city became an extension of the atlantic ocean. seaweed and ocean debris swirled in the knee deep water covering downtown streets. take a look at this
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Oct 15, 2012 11:00pm PDT
o'donnell joins us with game 2 highlights. dennis? >> thank you. ryan vogelsong brilliant for the giants on the mound tonight. bottom line is they had to win game 2, and they did that. but it may have come at a price. let me show you what happened. it was scoreless in the first when matt holliday went hard into second base, trying to break up a double-play. marco scutaro's leg buckled awkwardly and it took a minute for him to get up. for the time being, he was okay, and he actually got some payback. three-run score after holliday bobbled the baseball. the baseball gods were with the giants there. they win 7-1. so the series is now tied at one game apiece. as for marco scutaro, i'll have an update coming up in the sportscast as well as reaction, very mixed, on whether or not that slide was too aggressive. but, again, ken, dana, the important thing is this series is tied one game apiece as it goes back to st. louis. >> all right, dennis. we'll be looking forward to it. >>> it was a traffic nightmare for lots of people trying to leave tonight's game. a crash involving two cars and a big rig sh
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Oct 8, 2012 11:00pm PDT
to find susie's 2011 subaru. the family is using social media to hook for the car. elizabeth cook, cbs 5. >>> a battered east bay community cleaning up once again. >> makes me angry because oakland has enough problems. >> the damage left behind by protesters. >>> the final verdict for san fransisco's suspended sheriff, the vote coming tomorrow, that will decide his fate. ,,,, where a 10-year old autistiy ning. . >>> we have developing news out of piedmont where a 10-year-old autistic boy has been missing all evening. valentino salimo was riding a scooter when he got separated from his father. this happened around 6:30 tonight. he is about 4' 9", weighing 80 pounds. he was wearing a dark and light blue striped shirt and grey pants. mees call piedmont police if you see him. >>> new at 11, the causes may be different this time around but the effect seems to be the same every time. windows smashed, buildings trashed by out of control protesters in oakland. we have the mayor's take on the latest night of violence and why there were no arrests. >> reporter: it was over before oakland po
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Oct 10, 2012 12:00pm PDT
least two others. the two trapped workers are using cell phones to now talk to rescue teams. four other workers were taken to the hospital. one in serious condition. investigators are looking into what caused the collapse. >>> fast moving fire damaged nearly a dozen businesses in union city today. the fire broke out around 1:00 this morning at a strip mall on alvarado boulevard. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran shows us the devastation. >> everything is gone. >> reporter: he was the owner of a small grocery market until the fire destroyed it and nine other businesses were damaged. >> it's everything i have. especially business now is slow, and then this happens. this is a very bad day. >> reporter: alameda county fire got a call from a passerby after 1:00 this morning. by the time firefighters arrived at dyer and alvarado boulevard, it had a good head start. >> the strip mall you can see is going in both directions instead of just staying -- it's not confined. it's going both ways. we had to stop it both ways. normally we cut holes in the roof to confine the fire and to allow us to ge
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Oct 31, 2012 12:00pm PDT
at sisk center plaza where they tell us a million people are standing by along the parade route and at the sisk center today. ken bastida along with -- our team out there as -- there he is, sergio romo. knocking it for the crowd, got the shades going, the hat spun around backwards, the hoodie and the whole business. this guy, comes out of nowhere, makes his way through the minors and bam. >> i think he's stock shot up and he is a legitimate closer. if you look at the beginning of the season, the giants lost their 2nd baseman, freddy sanchez, brian wilson for a year and sergio romo steps up and bams one of the -- became one of the best closers in baseball. >> we told you we would be giving you live kornlg and the best perspective. we want to go to juliette goodrich who i believe is in a specially motorized vehicle giving us a perspective seen only on cbs 5. juliette? >> reporter: hello, ken. yes, we are with mobile 5 and we actually got lucky. we hopped on with security. so no, we're not in a convertible, we're in a go-cart but that's okay. we're here with all of the fans and that te
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Oct 6, 2012 5:30pm PDT
public transit what does it look like now? gianna franco joins us from the traffic center. >> reporter: people used mass transit as an alternate. we'll show you live pictures right now from chopper 5 which is overhead along near atlantic salmon there and you can see this is where we are going to see most of the traffic conditions as folks head out to the ballpark to cheer on the giants this evening. so you can see embarcadero maybe extra volume but overall not too bad. on the bay bridge this is what it's been like most of the day. not a lot of cars on the road, which is good news for people heading out into san francisco or leaving the city and again, that's where you might see a lot of the traffic. on the maps, to give you an overview of what's happening now on the roads, first of all, if you are planning on working your way into san francisco, again, 280 extension where you will see hot spots, giants versus reds, first pitch at 6:37 so folks are already heading there. embarcadero delays are possible there because of america's cup and fleet week. northbound is where we are seeing most
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Oct 8, 2012 6:00am PDT
. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington now in downtown oakland to show us some of the damage on this monday. >> reporter: good morning. a broken bottle on the ground paint splashed on the glass and just about every, single window broken. other buildings suffered similar damage including city hall following an antiwar rally. about 200 demonstrators met at frank ogawa plaza for a march through downtown to mark the 11th anniversary of the start of the war in afghanistan. by 8:15 they dispersed. then there was vandalism on various buildings in the area. oakland residents are fed up with this type of behavior that costs the city money. >> it doesn't make any sense. the bank doesn't have anything to do with the war. oakland has enough budget problems that this creates more problems in oakland when oakland is not the place make the decisions. they need to gowashington or to go to washington or other areas. >> reporter: there is a lot of clean-up to do. elissa harrington, cbs 5. >>> police in san francisco arresting 20 -- arresting 20 people over the weekend after vandalism on saturday after
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Oct 5, 2012 6:00am PDT
-down economic policies that got us into this mess. that is not a jobs plan. >> they plan on raising taxes on the american people and that will kill jobs. we will not let that happen. we want to create jobs, not kill jobs in this country. >> when asked which candidate would best handle unemployment, romney topped the president 51- 45% in a cnn/orc poll taken before wednesday's debate and before the morning's numbers were released. >>> while the jobless rate is falling, prices at the pump are rising. and while were you sleeping, gas prices went up 16 cents a gallon in the bay area. >> it's scary. 68 bucks to fill up my honda and anne makovec in cupertino now with what's causing the big bump at the pump. anne. >> reporter: frank, i would not recommend you fill up your tank here at the 76 station in cupertino. you can see the price for a gallon of regular unleaded just a tenth of a cent below 5.40 a gallon. these are the highest prices that we have ever recorded on this date here in the bay area. prices have risen 16 cents a gallon since yesterday and that's after a big jump earlier thi
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Oct 24, 2012 6:00pm PDT
legislators. they made their decision in sacramento. now it's back to us for us to decide. what happens remains to be seen. the governor remains firm. if he doesn't get taxes he is pulling the trigger on those cuts. >> could be so devastating to the educational system and we already know what place we're in as a state compared to the other 49 -- 47. >> reporter: that's right. >> phil matier, thank you very much. >>> new details in the stabbing death of a retired teacher from hercules. the contra costa district attorney's office filed formal murder charges against darnell washington and his wife tania. police arrested the couple earlier this month near seattle after they say they spotted them driving susie ko's stolen car. they are suspect of kill ko in a crime spree that includes a jail break in san bernardino county and injuring a sheriff's deputy in los angeles. >>> a new round of promotions today inside the oakland police department and it means more than just a group of officers getting pay raises. cbs 5 reporter da lin on how it could help the city steer clear of a federal
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Oct 29, 2012 5:00am PDT
did turn violent. a number of fires were set in the streets of the mission district. kate joins us live with more on the messthat's being cleaned up this morning. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. i want to show you there's still aftermath from last night. piles of debris still here on the street that crews are working to clean up as last night's celebrations turned to mayhem. officers tried to disperse thousands of fans flooding the streets. some set small fires to trash cans, couches and news paper wracks. officers told a group of fans they were unlawfully assembling and needed to leave. take a look here, this is chopper 5. we heard reports that some firefighters needed to be escorted by officers in order to put out the flames. the clean up is already beginning here. again, the celebrations will continue but there's still aftermath here that needs to be swept up this morning. as far as arrests, we were able to confirm one arrest has been made. but that number could rise. more information later this morning. live in the mission district, cbs 5. >> check it out. not all the
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Oct 16, 2012 6:00am PDT
police have failed to provide oversight on a number of issues. they're not using data available to identify and discipline problem officers. george mitchell will oversea talks on the san bruno pipeline. he'll mediate negotiations between pg&e and the state and others. they face millions in fines. he e led the investigation into baseball's steroid scandal. >>> well, the giants are back in the national league championship series. >> they got a game, the cards have a game. they had a big win last night. the beat the cards 7-1 are tieing up the best 7 series. and cate cauguiran over at at&t park decided last night's big win. good morning. >> reporter: you can bet giant's fans are going to be waking up with a good morning talking about the 7-1 win against the cardinals. >> with two outs, two runs are going to score. holliday kicks it and three runs will score. >> reporter: there's still some debate with both teams after cardinal left fielder matt holliday pulmoables into scutaro scutaro. scutaro left the game early with an injured hip but he played 5 more innings and hit a two bases loa
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Oct 8, 2012 12:00pm PDT
advantage of that. >> the victim's children are now using social media to try to help police with their investigation. so far, they have about 140,000 followers on facebook. >>> a grisly discovery in east oakland. police say a decomposing body wrapped in cloth was found last night inside a car near the intersection of ritchie and olive next to the arroyo viejo rec center in oakland's eastmont neighborhood. police say the body appears to have been there for some time. investigators are not sure yet whether this is a homicide. >>> two bay area lawmakers are protesting a move by the state public utilities commission regarding the san bruno explosion and fire. san mateo assemblyman jerry hill and san bruno mayor jim ruane want a judge to reject the puc's request to suspend the pipeline hearings over pg&e's penalties. the lawmakers argue putting the hearings on hold until next month would allow pg&e to negotiate settlements behind closed doors and avoid public scrutiny. >>> a coalition of community groups in san jose is boycotting the bay area's largest latino grocery chain. mi pueblo is fac
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Oct 2, 2012 11:00pm PDT
joins us with a look at how hot it got. >> the two hottest days of the year for many of you. triple digits once again. well into the 90s for richmond, redwood city. new report set in concord. we're looking at temperatures topping in the 90s. in downtown san francisco for the second straight day care same story for oakland. hottest two day stretch of weather in downtown. it's all changing. coming up, find out who will be 30 degrees cooler this time tomorrow. that's coming up in the forecast in a few minutes. >> you can blame it on the heat. s that their excuse this time. gasoline prices are soaring again. you might want to fill up in the next day or two. cbs 5 reporter on how much prices could spike by friday. it's too hot, that's the excuse? >> reporter: exactly. the experts are predicting that gas could be somewhere in the neighborhood of $4.50 by the end of the week. they're blaming a host of maintenance problems at refineries. one in particular in southern california couldn't take the heat. the record heat that's been sweeping across the state was apparently too much for the powe
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Oct 27, 2012 11:00pm PDT
are used to, but a 3-0 game keeps them warm, not the giants fans didn't make themselves at home anyway, in a sea of blue and orange. a stripe of a different color. orange and black. >> where am i? i feel like i'm at second and king. >> reporter: no woodward and adams, detroit, michigan. >> we drove from minneapolis last night. >> reporter: all part of giant nation on tour. so far, the orange and blue aren't turning the orange and black, black and blue. >> every person has been real friendly. booing me, but friendly. >> reporter: giant nation making its presence known. and the winner of the giants fans, who has come the farthest. >> san francisco, california, and now i live in afghanistan. >> reporter: butler works with the uso. >> and then i threw from kandahar to washington, d.c., then d.c. to detroit. with the smallest helicopter. >> reporter: she calls her a fanatical giants fan. you think? >> the weekend is going to cost me around $4,000. >> was it worth it? >> absolutely. 100%. and if they sleep, it would be worth -- sweep, it would be worth it. >> reporter: i want her freq
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Oct 12, 2012 1:35am PDT
useful. a feather. you know, i really hope you win that apple because it is going to be awkward giving it back while it is partially digested. a razor blade in the apple? [applause] how do you feel about settling out of court? good night, everybody. good night. [ male announcer ] citibank's app for ipad makes it easy for anne to manage her finances when she's on the go. even when she's not going anywhere. citibank for ipad. easier banking. standard at citibank. helps him deposit his checks. jay also like it when mother nature helps him wash his car. mother nature's cool like that. mobile check deposit. easier banking. standard at citibank. ground" >>> you're watching cbs 5 eyewitness news in high definition. >>> with all due respect, that's a bunch of malarkey. >> i know we were under a lot of duress to make up lost ground. >> paul ryan, joe biden going at each other in their one and only debate. biden shows why he earned his nickname. and ryan fires right back. >> we will have much more on the vice presidential debate, coming up. >>> but first, what a day for bay area baseball.
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Oct 23, 2012 6:00am PDT
traffic. back to you guys. >> thank you. >>> 2012 presidential debates are behind us. and the election believe it or not two weeks from today. between now and then president obama and mitt romney will spend most of their time in the battleground states. cbs reporter randall pinkston joins us from florida the site of the final debate with a little play-by-play on what happened. >> frank, it was a fight to the finish another doozy of a debate mitt romney accusing president obama of a series of foreign policy failures. for example, romney pointing to the failure to stop iran's nuclear program. but and president obama accused romney of being inconsistent in his foreign policies and at teams end reckless. >>> reporter: this was the third and final debate and president obama saved his sharpest attacks for the end. >> every time you've offered an opinion, you've been wrong. >> attacking me is not an agenda. >> reporter: in a cbs news instant poll of 500 uncommitted voters, 53% said president obama won the debate. perhaps the most memorable moments of the night came during this exchange over b
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Oct 12, 2012 5:00am PDT
such fire in three weeks. >>> let's check the weather. it's friday. all of us are look forward to the weekend. >> it was very cool yesterday. we had more showers around the bay area yesterday even more lightning strikes but things looking like they are starting to settle down a bit still lots of clouds and scattered light showers most located in the south bay over the mountains. nonetheless, it looks like things will be winding down today. hi-def doppler showing you some of that moisture as it is rotating through the bay area right now but it looks like it's going to start to dissipate and slide further to the east. drizzle approaching the coastline so the roads are still wet. so be careful out there driving in. that area of low pressure that's bringing the unsettled weather over the past couple of days and moved through southern california finally going to kick eastward as it moves out. high pressure is coming in, in time for the weekend so we'll see a gradual warming trend over the weekend and eventually next week maybe a little mini heat wave before we get back into talking abo
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Oct 1, 2012 5:00am PDT
connecter ramp. coming up a check of mass transit. it is spare the air day. encouraged to use mass transit if you can. back to you guys. >> thank you. right now the coast guard is leading the search from two fisherman. they were thrown from a boat that capsized. alisa is on the coast with the latest on the search. >> reporter: good morning. that search continues throughout the night. the coast guard has a boat on the water searching for those two fisherman. they've been missing since yesterday morning when they were hit by a large wave and flipped over. this was off the san mateo coast near pigeon point. four people were on board and motored out for a fishing trip. around 10:30 a.m. the wave hit. two of them made it to shore. they alerted that their friends were missing. >> one of the subjects self rescued and able to crawl and make his way up to this farm house and call 911. there was about an hour delay. >> the coast guard used aircraft and boats to search cht the fishing boat drifted to shore. no clothing or tools of the people that went over board. cbs 5. >> thank you. an 84-ye
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Oct 11, 2012 5:00am PDT
eastbound 92 approach to the bridge towards hayward various lanes blocked. caltrans tells us until about 6:00 this morning. but westbound looks okay heading towards the peninsula. traffic and weather together every 10 minutes. back to you guys. >>> it is a one-time only competition as the vice president joe biden debates republican vice-presidential nominee paul ryan tonight and randall pinkston joins us live from danville, kentucky, site of this evening's big showdown. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, frank. with polls show mitt romney with momentum republicans are certainly hoping that congressman paul ryan will keep it going while democrats are counting on vice president joe biden to reverse the flow and to stop the loss of support among voters. >>> reporter: congressman paul ryan arrived in kentucky ahead of his first nationally televised debate. the number 2 man on the gop ticket told reporters earlier in florida voters will see a clear choice when he faces off against vice president joe biden. >> this is my first time. what he can't run from is president obama's indef
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Oct 28, 2012 7:30am PDT
. enter conversation on california's budget crunch. thank you for joining us. >>> we have a lot of news to cover in the next hour. we have a sit down as you saw with governor jerry brown. we will talk to him about the state's finances and the push to hike the sales tax and income tax. >> there was a huge earthquake off the coast of canada. we will look the tsunami advisories but our happiest story of the day, the giants on the bripg of glory right now. this is the newspaper this morning and tonight is going to be the pivotal game that could give them the world series championships. we have a lot to talk about coming up. but first -- >> all right, hurricane sandy moving up the eastern seaboard with the storm's outer bands lashing the barrier islands off north carolina. >> right now the governor of new york, andrew cuomo, i halting a halt to all public transit in new york city at 7:00 tonight. it could affect 50 million people. suetion mcginnis has the latest from the coast of delaware. good morning, susan. >>> reporter: good morning. there is no doubt this storm is coming closer. he
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Oct 23, 2012 6:00pm PDT
win is translating in dollars for bay area merchants. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran shows us how one local merchandiser felt an impact immediately. >>> reporter: as fans celebrated, mike smith and his team at graphic sportswear were working overnight. >> great to be part of it to see your t-shirt on tv, players wearing t my friends, family calling me, is that your shirt? is that your shirt? >> reporter: workers went into overdrive after the giants won the pennant. the team of's win translated into a business win for smith. >> normally we're done with christmas orders during october. and usually now our presses aren't running. but this has really helped us. >> reporter: fresh off the printing screens to at&t's dugout store. the store opened earlier than normal but not early enough for some die-hard fans. >> had to get it before everybody else got it so you can support the team and just proud, proud to be a san franciscan. >> showing the pride for the team and the fact that we won six elimination games in a row to do this. it's pretty am pressive. >> reporter: ground crews prepped the
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Oct 1, 2012 11:00pm PDT
tracking used to secure the seats. american has decided to reinspect eight 757's. >> american airlines operates the oldest fleet in america. as your car gets older, it requires more maintenance. as our aircrafts get older, it requires more maintenance. >> reporter: the problems are unrelated to a string of labor issues. but 200 pilots picketed american today, saying they're concerned about overworked inspectors at a time that the bankrupt carrier is facing tougher scrutiny from the faa. inspectors believe the problem could be with the way the seats fit into the tracks on the floor. christin ayers, cbs 5. >>> more than 20 people were hurt after two separate train crashes in the central valley. late this afternoon, a big rig slammed into a fright train in the town of hanford. the truck driver suffered minor injuries. several hours before that happened, and 15 miles away, there was another crash involving a passenger train and a different semitruck. between 30 and 50 passengers on that train were hurt, though none seriously. the amtrak train was headed from oakland to bakersfield. police
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